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OFSDS looking forward with its Project Director
Shri Lalit Kumar Tewari, IFS(RR-1986), Project Director OFSDP is promoted to the grade of Principal Chief conservator of Forests and posted in situ as Project Director, OFSDP as per the Government of Odisha G.A. & P.G Department Notification No 825/AIS dated 9th January 2019. He has joined as PCCF(Projects)-cum-PD, OFSDP on 9th January 2019. He took over the charges from Mr.Susanta Nanda, IFS on 5th September'2017 vide order 1F(A)81/2017/17936/F&E/Dated:28th August2017. The staff members of OFSDP and AJY welcomed Mr.Tewari, who called on a meeting with the staff member in his chamber immediately after taking over as the Project Director, OFSDS. He has a vast experience in the Forest and Environment Department and held many other important position including the Regional Chief Conservator of Forests, Sambalpur as his last position. He has travelled many foreign countries and proved his mettle as a senior bureaucrat in the national and international arena.
The Orissa Forestry Sector Development Society is registered under Societies Act bearing registration no 22321/49 of 2006-07 by the Registrar of Societies, Odisha at Cuttack.
Odisha Forestry Sector Development Society (OFSDS) has been constituted as an autonomous organisation under Forest and Environment Department, primarily for the implementation of Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project (OFSDP) which was implemented from 2006-07 up to 2014-15with financial assistance from JICA i.e. Japan International Cooperation Agency (formerly known as JBIC - Japan Bank of International Cooperation). Presently, the society is implementing OFSDP Phase-II and Ama Jangala Yojana (AJY). The Society has a High Power Committee headed by Chief Secretary, Odisha with other 14 members and 07 members in the Governing Body chaired by ACS, F&E Department. The Project Director, OFSDS is the Member Secretary for both the above committees.
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Request for Proposal
Request for Proposal for "3rd Party Evaluation of Functioning of Vana Surakhya Samities (VSSs) for understanding of effectiveness of the Joint Forest Management (JFM) activities"
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- Clarification to the Queries (14.11.2019)
- Clarification to the Queries (19.11.2019)
Request for Proposal for Interior Design and Layout Planning and Execution on turn- key basis of
- GIS Lab - Ground Floor
- LRC Discussion Hall cum Cafeteria – First Floor
- LRC Conference Hall – Second Floor in the Horizontal Extension of PMU- cum-Livelihood Resource Centre, OFSDS
Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project (Phase 2)
OFSDP Phase II
The Project (OFSDP- II) aims at improving forest ecosystem by promoting sustainable forest management and biodiversity conservation through Joint Forest Management. It will be implemented on 14 Forest Divisions.read more
Ama Jangala Yojana
Ama Jangala Yojna
A step towards forest regeneration through community participation by enhancing livelihood opportunities being implemented in 30 forest division through 7000 Vana Surakshya Samiti.read more
Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation
Aims in providing alternative livelihood opportunities to the forest dependent and forest fringe dwelling communities and enhance their skill (technical, managerial and decision making) on various Income Generation Activities .read more
Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project
OFSDP Phase I
The Project was implemented by Govt. of Odisha through the (OFSDS), with the financial assistance from JICA, focusing on forests restoration and improvement of income level of locals, Implemented on 14 Forest Divisions.read more